See our Honors for information about writing a thesis!
— 2017 —
Advisor: Scott Frickel
"Negotiating Neurosurgery: Doctor and Patient Decision Making about Deep Brain Stimulation:"
Advisor: Katherine Mason
Advisor: Ada Smailbegović
Adriel Barrios Anderson
“Going Under the Gamma Knife”: A Phenomenological Analysis of the Modern Practice of Psychiatric Neurosurgery for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder"
Advisor: Nicole McLaughlin
Advisor: Beth Zielinski-Habershaw
— 2016 —
Advisor: Timothy P. Flanigan
"Narratives Transforming Narrative: A Call to Rethink our Clinical Approach to Medical Transition"
Advisor: Sherine Hamdy
Advisor: Ross Cheit
Advisor: Jennifer Lambe
— 2015 —
Advisor: Lukas Rieppel
Advisor: Sherine Hamdy, Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Sherine Hamdy
— 2014 —
Advisor: Michael Kennedy
Advisor: Kathy M. Takayama
Advisor: Richard Fishman
Here are links to some senior theses and past projects by Science and Society concentrators:
Whose Creative Capital? Providence Charts a Direction for the Future of Its Economy: Who Stands to Gain, and Who Will Be Left Out?
Sophia Li, Science and Society (2012)
More Than Words: Metaphor in the Mind, Brain, and Literature
Liza Weisberg, Science and Society (2012)
Science and the Starving Subject: How Science and Biomedicine Have Portrayed, Sustained, and (Re)produced Malnutrition in Africa
Kelsey Ripp, Human Biology (2012)
"Revisualizing the Menstrual Cycle: Incorporating Social and Biological Factors Into Biological Education"
Cara Smith, Science and Society (2011)
"And There the Heart Remained: A Critical History of Alachua General Hospital in Gainesville, Florida, 1945-2009"
Joy Liu, Science and Society (2011)
"The Objectivization of Medical Diagnosis: The Use of Machine Learning Techniques in Magnetic Resonance Imaging"
Richard Fadok, Science and Society (2011)
"Our Struggle to Overcome AIDS": Science, Politics and the Boundaries of Citizenship in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Patrick Martin-Tuite, Development Studies (2010)
Engineering Modern Egypt: Water and Technology at the Aswan High Dam
Mark Caine, Science and Society (2010)
Making Sense of Race in Medicine: Genetic versus Social Explanations for Breast Cancer Disparities
Vani Kilakkathi, Human Biology (2008)
Re-looking Undergraduate STEM Education Reform at Brown University
Elizabeth Schibuk, Science and Society (2008)
Prometheseus-9: Implications of Nanotechnology as Perceived by Nano-Scientists
Mara Averick, Science and Society, with Honors (2007)
Science Studies Education
Kara Wentworth, Human Biology: Race and Gender (2005)
Sequencing the Trellis: The Production of Race in the New Human Genomics
Brady Dunklee, Independent Concentration in "Productions of Biological Knowledge," with Honors (2003)